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Neurontin and Lyrica are a Death Sentence for New Brain Synapses : Shocking Study

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    my doctor has been pushing Lyrica-and I plan on telling him this info tomorrow-I just may be without a doctor. He doesn’t like to be crossed!

    • Toni Snyder says:

      Then you may need to find a new doc. Neurontin nearly killed me, I reported what was going on to my Dr’s office staff & never got a call back. Days later I called in again to say I was stopping neurontin, cold turkey cuz they/my doc hadn’t given me any direction or help, again, never received a call back. I’ve also been on Lyrica, twice. I hate everything about FMS, but these to drugs should be pulled from the market.

    • Carol says:

      I took it for 6 weeks. I wish I’d never touched it.

  2. Marie Weir says:

    Had been on lyrica and when I heard the facts I decided to stop 450g daily. Stopped cold turkey and reacted badly. When I told my gp, she told me that she was delighted that I had decided to stop but shouldn’t have gone that Way about it, so I had to go on it again but started off at 150g daily reducing on a slower basis. I have to say that I don’t miss them as they were doing absolutely no good, so don’t know why I took them for so long. Kept getting repeat scripts and no more t.g.

  3. Ginger Hite says:

    I was given a week’s sample of Lyrica, then prescribed Gabapentin to gradually start at one then increase to 3 at bedtime. This was prescribed by a neurologist for extreme pain in my lower legs. I quit the pills on my own 2 weeks ago. I had been having intermittent nerve pains in my legs, mostly the left leg. I was referred to a neurologist after injections in my back for pain (by Pain Management Dr.) didn’t work and the nerve pain began. I am just reading this report…so glad I stopped taking those!

  4. Mike LaMarr says:

    I’m not doubting the dangers of these drugs, but what are some viable alternatives, I suffered multiple strokes a few years ago anh have been dealing with severe nerve pain on my left side ever since .I’ve been taking a combo of Lyrica and Cymbalta ever since. It’s definitely not a magic cure but I guess it helps a little bit.What other options are there? My dr. seems to think those are the only 2, same with my neurologist

  5. will says:

    If you ever have nerve damage you will know why people take lyrica. I try to keep the dose small (less than 200 mg) a day. Lot of drugs are no good for you but if there are not options better than screaming in pain

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